George Readings

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George Readings Works at the International Rescue Committee. Readings was the Communications Officer for the Quilliam Foundation and he blogged at The Spittoon under the handle Admin1 until June 2009.[1]. According to his Quilliam profile:

He holds a BA (Hons) in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. In addition to his language studies at SOAS, George focused on the origins of Islamic jurisprudential traditions and the influence of Islamist narratives on contemporary British discourse surrounding Islam. He has also spent time living in Malaysia and Syria.[2]

Readings joined Stirling Assynt in 2011 and has been the Senior Editor there since May 2013.[3] Stirling Assyny describes itself as a global intelligence network which is run from offices in London and Hong Kong.[4]


Regional Humanitarian Analysis Advisor (Middle East), Apr 2017 – Present, Jordan
Conflict Analyst (Middle East), Dec 2015 – Apr 2017 - Conflict Analyst in the Syria Regional Response regional office in Amman, Jordan.
  • Stirling Assynt Chief Editor, Mar 2011 – Dec 2015 - London, United Kingdom
  • Quilliam Research Fellow and Communications Officer - May 2009 – Jan 2011 - London, United Kingdom[5]




  1. So long, and thanks for all the fish, The Spittoon, 19 June 2009.
  2. Quilliam Foundation George Readings profile, retrieved from the Internet Archive on 23 June 2014.
  3. George Readings Stirling Assynt profile,
  4. The Intelligence Edge, Stirling Assynt website. Last accessed 23 June 2014.
  5. LinkedIn [ George Readings]. Accessed 18 March 2018.